Crime

The Latest: Agency had wanted judge to toss shooter's suit

Aug 22, 2017

Records show an Ohio housing authority wanted a judge to dismiss much of a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by a man who shot him outside a courthouse

Latest: McCulloch confident inquiry board will confirm guilt

Aug 22, 2017

St. Louis County prosecutor says he's confident that board will confirm conviction and death penalty are appropriate for condemned inmate whose life was spared hours before execution

Ex-president, ex-CEO are latest snared in Brazil graft probe

Aug 22, 2017

Brazilian authorities have approved a graft probe targeting former President Fernando Collor de Mello and also filed charges against a former CEO of state oil company Petrobras

2 of 4 suspects in Spain attacks held without bail; 1 freed

Aug 22, 2017

A judge has ordered two of the four surviving suspects in last week's extremist attacks in Spain held without bail, another detained for 72 more hours and one freed with restrictions

Minnesota man sentenced for bias hatchet attack on black man

Aug 22, 2017

White Minnesota man sentenced to 2 years in prison for bias hatchet attack on black man

The Latest: Spain suspects bought weapons after first attack

Aug 22, 2017

Court documents show that members of a Spanish extremist cell bought knives and an ax between the first and second fatal attacks in the country's Catalonia region last week

Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions

Aug 22, 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halts condemned inmate's scheduled execution after DNA raises questions about guilt

Head knocked off Confederate soldier statue in Ohio cemetery

Aug 22, 2017

Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery in Ohio has been damaged by vandals who took its head

32 letters filed in support of prof charged in Chicago death

Aug 22, 2017

More than 30 colleagues and friends of a former Northwestern University professor charged in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old man have written letters to a court in support of him

Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

Aug 22, 2017

A Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan